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first lady michelle obama walked out on stage in that memorable white gown by jason wu, overnight the designer became a household name. take me back. >> it's me! >> reporter: so who will be the lucky one four years later? >> it is brilliant what she's done in keeping a secret, i have to say, because in the previous administrations while there's always interest in what the first lady wore, there was never this kind of red carpet moment. >> reporter: sources close to the process say what started out as a 20-designer field for the gown whittled down to two. two designers who have a shot at worldwide game. so who are they? likely a new york-based designer and quite possibly one emerging versus established. around thanksgiving, designers submit sketches. garments are made, fittings and more fittings. the gowns are sut shuttled back and forth between new york and d.c. and because these designers don't have direct access to the first lady, they have mannequins made in her likeness that live in the studios. >> some people would compare it to dressing anne hathaway but i would say every ce
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surprise it is for that designer because last year, jason wu's white, beautiful gown for the innag rati inauguration. he got 4 million hits on his website the next day. >> it puts the designer on the map. it really made him a star overnight. and it catapulted his business to the forefront. sudd suddenly, we saw the retailers in the front row of his shows. all of the magazine editors and newspaper reporters. it really puts them on the map globally. and it gives them great exposure. >> how would you compare michelle obama's style to other first ladies? >> i think she dresses to stand out. and she makes a statement with her style. and she uses it to express an emotional tether. >> we'll jump on the website tomorrow morning. kate betts, thanks so much. >>> and we'll be right back. >>> look at those crowds forming. diane sawyer is joining george in a few moments for complete coverage of president obama's second inauguration on this martin luther king jr. day. we will be on the air covering all of it throughout the day, live, on abc news and online at goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! stay wit
it will be a bit more subdued from last time. >> that was a jason wu dress. >> it was the white jason wu dress. >> many designers people didn't know. do you think that's something she takes into account, that ability she has to give somebody a name? is she trying to spread the wealth a little bit to other designers? >> yeah. i think she's very smart in that she hasn't attached her name to one particular design house. and she has also, i think, recognized that the fashion industry is not just about the giant corporations. it's about small business owners. it's about female entrepreneurs. it's about young, immigrant entrepreneurs. and that really comes through on her choices. >> she does seem to try to do a mix of the everyday designers that any of us could have access to, and some of the higher end ones as well. >> absolutely. >> it's always good to have you here. thank you so much. >> my pleasure. >>> coming up next, small town letter that made a big impression on president obama. what he wrote back right after this. miss, this seat's available. (sighs) this is too good to be true. hi. john st
by jason wu he became a household name and they haven't said who she will be wearing but whoever gets chosen can expect to become an instant celebrity. by one estimate, a single appearance by the first lady in designer's clothes is worth 14 million dollars. >>> we were the underdogs but in the end the better team won. >> the complete coverage of the big win by the ravens over the patriots continues as good morning maryland at 5 begins right now. >> are's watching the station that works for you good morning maryland. >> beating the familiar foe now it's onto superbowl 47 where it's brother versus brother. >> celebration rolled from foxborough down 95 into charm city. we will show outmadness that followed the big win. >> it's inauguration day and we will bring you everything you need to know ahead of president obama's historic celebration on this monday, january 21st, good morning maryland i am charley crowson. >> megan -- i am megan pringle. a lot of you are waking up with a big smile on your face. we will talk about the ravens but the other big story is the inauguration which means we
jason wu national time. wt women's wear daily" had the designers sketch their renditions. tommy hilfiger turned to the nens look for first daughters, malia and sasha. >> they're becoming more interested in malia and sasha. >> reporter: the first lady has had a few fashion missteps, ruffling feathers when she wore alexander mcqueen to meet the chinese president. but the first lady takes it all in stride, as she becomes a fashion icon for the ages. capable of changing a company's bottom line in minutes. telling our own robin roberts -- >> it's hard,yen? i'm kind of a tomboy jock at heart. but i like to look nice. >> reporter: i'm tanya
? in 2009, her one shouldered white chiffon ball gown made designer jason wu a household name. >> when she wore his gown, apparently his company received 4 million website hits. >> reporter: women's wear daily asked some of the top designers to sketch their vision. leila rose scott, a delicate lavender gown and tommy hilfiger turned to the next generation. >> they're becoming more interested in fashion and american designers are keen to dress them. >> reporter: the first lady has had a few fashion missteps, ruffling fingers when she wore alexander mcqueen to a state dinner and a cardigan to meet the queen. but the first lady takes it all in stride. even after she becomes a fashion icon for the ages, capable of changing a company's bottom line in minutes, telling our own robin roberts -- >> it's hard. i'm a tomboy jock at heart but i like to look nice. >> reporter: tonya rivero in new york. >> i like the bangs. >> i do not. >> i like them, rob. it's a nice look, i think. and she's such a trendsetter. now bangs will be on trend. >> exactly. and the thing i like about the last time around, sh
forget that jason wu gown during the first inauguration. >> what she wears, there's always a certain pragmatism to it. it's never outrageous. it's never inappropriate. >> reporter: her frugal sensibility may endear her to most women, even down to her children. the green skirt sasha wore on election night, was first wore by malia in 2011. >> she is making a statement, that they are regular girls who are living exceptional lives. >> reporter: lives that will be on full display today. what will the girls and their mother wear? now, if yesterday was any indication, she will probably stay american. that blue dress and cardigan, reid croykof. and michael kors. will she go short or long for the inaugural ball? >> let's see if we can get some answers. joining us now, is kate bets, author of "everyday icon: michelle obama." and one of her favorite designers. thank you for being with us. do you have the answer? what is mrs. obama going to be wearing about? and will the bangs have imact on what she chooses? >> i don't have the answer. but i think she'll be wearing long. and i think the bangs ar
: designers receive instant recognition. four years ago jason wu was a relative newcomer when michelle obama chose his direct but unlike faircloth wu didn't know until michelle obama appeared. >> i'm in chicago and then two months later she wore it. i was in my living room having pizza and then i -- i was with a couple of friends. i said i think that's my dress. >> reporter: wu's and faircloth's dresses are part of history with a permanent home. >> they're really a walking billboard for the american fashion industry and that the inaugural gown is a great time to showcase american fashion and american designers. >> reporter: the gowns date back to 1829. currently on display, roslyn carters from 1977. a dress she wore twice before wearing it a third time to her husband's inauguration. >> there were some people that were not happy with that and who criticized her for wearing a dress that she had worn before. >> reporter: why? >> i think partly it's new, it's special, you want the drama of something new. the country wants the drama of something new. >> reporter: the
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